Criminal Charges Dropped Because Defendant is TOO Guilty

How do you get criminal charges against you dropped? Here's the unusual story of how one fugitive got the Feds to drop the charges against him: he's TOO guilty!

The federal government has more than 400,000 pages of evidence against fugitive Miami doctor Armando Angulo, taking up some two terabytes of digital space. On the surface, it sounds like a pretty solid case. But at the urging of prosecutors, charges were dropped against the doctor because the evidence is simply taking up too much space on government servers.

"Continued storage of these materials is difficult and expensive," wrote Stephanie Rose, the U.S. attorney for northern Iowa, describing the ongoing evidence storage as "an economic and political hardship" for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

As the Associated Press notes, the collection of evidence against Angulo, who is charged with illegally selling prescription medicines online, is enough to print the classic novel "War and Peace" 625,000 times.

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Two terabytes is 5% of the DEA's entire server capacity? Man, they can get 2 terabytes worth of storage with Google Drive for $99 a month!


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@KIK000 Implying that ALL 4.4 million feds -- which includes our military -- are incompetent imbeciles is ridiculous. You may want to throw in a few sexual and racially discriminatory statements to ensure consistency.
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This has got to be some disgustingly dirty mafia at work. Please say it is so!
Alternatively, the feds are a bunch of incompetent, imbecilic cretins with no grasp of reality.
I hope it's not the latter, I think I'm more afraid of that than a mafia.
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